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Ministry of Culture and Sports celebrates Arab Youth Day


The Ministry of Culture and Sports, represented by the Youth Department, will participate in the celebration of Arab Youth Day, for the first time on Monday.
The Executive Bureau of the Council of Arab Ministers of Youth and Sports agreed at its 66th session to celebrate Arab Youth Day on July 5, with the aim of drawing the attention of the Arab community to the issues of youth, and to celebrate the potential of this group as a major partner of societies in the region, stressing that young people are not only beneficiaries, but that they are essential leaders and partners in efforts to find solutions to development problems in the Arab world, and to provide the necessary support for the future of their countries.
To mark the occasion, the youth centers and youth committees of Qatar sports clubs will organize a number of youth activities aimed at strengthening bonds among young Arabs, highlighting their important role in the development and advancing their societies and seeking solutions to their problems.
The director of the Department of Youth Affairs at the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Maha al-Rumaihi, said the ministry will celebrate the first edition of Arab Youth Day through a series of targeted programs and activities for young people, as part of the common Arab action in the youth sector, aimed at promoting cooperation and the exchange of expertise and experiences between youth leaders in various Arab countries, in order to challenges and respond to current and emerging youth issues and issues.
Al-Rumaihi noted that the Department of Youth Affairs will launch an initiative to support young people in Qatar (Arab citizens and residents), in cooperation with the Local Committee of the Union of Arab Trainers, which will be a vocational skills diploma to empower Qatari and Arab youth, with the most important skills required for the labor market.
She noted that all youth centers and youth committees in Qatar sports clubs have been urged to focus on organizing youth events on this day, to highlight youth issues in the Arab world, based on the fact that young Qatari, who are proud of their nationality, identity and belonging to the Arab nation, are an integral part of Arab youth.
The Local Committee for Vocational Skills, on behalf of the Union of Arab Trainers which operates under the Council of Arab Economic Unity of the Arab League, announced a scholarship in cooperation with its strategic partner, the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Qatar. .
The scholarship is a professional skills diploma that helps the job seeker meet the demands of the job, such as effective communication, development of success skills, relationship building, CV design and creativity in job interviews. The degree comprises 65 hours of training divided into four streams: professional requirements, digital skills, curriculum vitae and job interviews.
Youth centers and youth committees of sports clubs will also participate in activities marking Arab Youth Day. For example, the Media Center for Youth will present a panel discussion on the importance of the media; the Simaisma and Al-Daayen Girls’ Forum will present a training workshop on empowerment and skills; Al Wakra Youth Center will organize Symposium on Creative Skills of Youth in cooperation with Nama Center and Qatar Business Incubation Center; The Qatar Scientific Club will host a symposium on information security and ethical hacking, and the Qatar Volunteer Center will host a dialogue session on barriers faced by young people in volunteering.